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Friday
16
MAR

MEET A PHILOSOPHER (Space Very Limited)

18:00
21:00
Philbrook Museum of Art
Event organized by Philbrook Museum of Art

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Don’t miss a truly mind-blowing evening.

Only 15 spots. $20/Members $25/Not-yet Members

Jonathon Keats is a San Francisco-based experimental philosopher who has, over the years, sold real estate in the extra dimensions of space-time proposed by string theory (he sold a hundred and seventy-two extra-dimensional lots in the Bay Area in a single day); made an attempt to genetically engineer God (God turns out to be related to the cyanobacterium); and copyrighted his own mind (in order to get a seventy-year post-life extension.

Keats's bold experiments raise serious questions and put into practice his conviction that the world needs more "curious amateurs," willing to explore publicly whatever intrigues them, in defiance of a culture that increasingly forecloses on wonder and siloes knowledge into narrowly defined areas of expertise.

During his visit to Philbrook he will explore what it looks like to preserve history in perpetuity. Guests will work with Jonathan Keats to rapid prototype speculative technology to aid in the preservation of a selection of objects in the museum’s collection.